Kansas City Ballet Presents “Celts”

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Name: Kansas City Ballet Presents “Celts”
Date: May 8, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Event Description:

Lila York debuted Celts at Boston Ballet – a year before Michael Flatley’s Riverdance became a sensation – and was hailed by the Boston Herald as “a riveting, imaginative marriage of ballet and Irish folk dance with a modern sensibility.” Set to the music of The Chieftains and more, this celebration of Irish culture has brought audiences to their feet with its choreographically intense jig and captivating energy.



Choreography: Lila York
Music: The Chieftains, William J. Ruyle, Bill Whelen, Mason Daring


Choreography: George Balanchine
Music: Peter I. Tchaikovsky


Choreography: Edwaard Liang
Music: Philip Glass

Live music performed by Kansas City Symphony


Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway
Kansas City, MO 64108

Date/Time Information:

May 8, 2020           7:30 PM

May 9, 2020           7:30 PM

May 10, 2020         2:00 PM

May 15, 2020         7:30 PM

May 16, 2020         7:30 PM

May 17, 2020         2:00 PM

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